Webinars for Job Hunting Veterans and Military Spouses

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Webinars to Prepare Veterans and Military Spouses to Land a Job

There are many tools out there to help the military community with finding a job. Possibly one of the most convenient and helpful tools are webinars. A webinar is a virtual live presentation or conference that many companies use to train, guide, network, or gain new employees. For the military community, webinars can be a great tool if you are looking for a job.

These virtual events allow you to grow your knowledge of what employers are looking for and how to best prepare yourself and your resume to get the job you want. Webinars are usually interactive, allowing for on the spot discussions about tips and resources. Attending a webinar geared toward the military community may just be the resource you need to jump-start your next career.

Types of Webinars

  • Interview Preparation
  • Resume Tips
  • Employer Connections
  • Leveraging Job Search Engines
  • Networking Tips
  • Company Recruitment

Webinars in October

 

October 1, 2020

DHS is Hiring – Students and Recent Graduates

This helpful webinar provides information on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) mission, job opportunities, and federal resume writing tips. Pre-registration is required, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

 

October 1, 2020

Military Executive Transition Seminar (Remote)

Build a stronger network, strategy for using recruiters, self-marketing tools such as your résumé, LinkedIn profile, and business cards, interview pointers, salary and benefits negotiations. Pre-registration is required 10:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT.

 

October 7, 2020

Federal Employment: Strategy Session with Mission43

This is a two-session event focusing on Federal Sector Employment. Pre-registration is required 9:00 am – 12:00 pm MDT.

 

October 8, 2020

Career Coach Live: SECO Career Coach Facebook Live Event

Hear from and chat with a career coach. Learn how to identify remote work in your career field. 3:00 pm EDT.

 

October 15, 2020

Returning to Work in the Wake of COVID-19

Listen and discuss how to navigate the job COVID -19 job market. Pre-registration is required11:00 am – 12:00 pm MDT.

 

Expert Tips on Interview Preparation

Learn how to access the LinkedIn Interview Preparation tool, get tips on answering common interview questions, and more. Pre-registration is required 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT.

 

October 21, 2020

How to Work a Virtual Career Fair

Learn how to navigate networking and hiring events. Pre-registration is required 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT.

 

October 27, 2020

Military Spouses: Master the Modern Job Market

Learn how to navigate the job search process, receive resume writing tips, learn how to leverage personal networks, and learn effective interview techniques from live facilitators. Pre-registration is required 10:00 am – 12:00 pm MDT.

 

Webinars in November

 

November 4, 2020

Federal Employment: Strategy Session

This webinar focuses on helping individuals navigate applying for federal employment; by answering the most comment questions. If you cannot make the event, you can register to receive the recording and handout. Registration required. 10:00 am – 12:00 pm MST

 

November 5, 2020

November 2020 Military Executive Transition Seminar (Remote) 

This workshop focuses on successful aspects of military-to-civilian transition. There will be information on how to build a stronger network, strategies for using recruiters and executive search firms, self-marketing tools (resume, LinkedIn, and business cards), and interview tips, and salary and benefit negotiations. Registration required. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

Employer Spotlight: BMO Harris Bank

This is a webinar focusing on BMO Harris Bank. You will hear from a panel of veteran professionals who will share their transition to BMO Harris Bank. This event allows you to get insight into hiring processes. Registration required. 10:00 am – 11:30 am MST

 

November 18, 2020

Job Searching During the Holiday Season

Details for this particular event are not provided. Visit the event page to register.

 

November 19, 2020 – November 20, 2020

AMPLIFY

This is a two-day virtual event that caps out at 45 military spouses. The two-day event will consist of career preparation, professional development, and networking. Registration required All day event, visit the registration page for more details.

 

 

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Lori Waddell serves as Co-director of an emergency response COAD in Montana, a freelance writer, and an Air Force Key Spouse. She is passionate about empowering communities and individuals through knowledge and resources. She currently lives in Montana with her husband and two children.